When arguing a point -- the best this, the greatest that -- no doubt you've used the persuasive power of numbers to bolster your argument. Opinions fall into three categories: lies, damned lies and statistics. Here are the nation's best, presented without editorial comment, from a statistics standpoint:

KILLS PER SET RANK PLAYER, SCHOOL KPS
1 Caleb Brophy, Pfeiffer 4.24
2 Maurice Torres, Pepperdine 4.21
3 Taylor Crabb, Long Beach State 4.13
4 Brian Cook, Stanford 4.01
5 Taylor Sander, BYU 3.85
6 Joseph Smalzer, Loyola Chicago 3.79
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BLOCKS PER SET RANK PLAYER, SCHOOL BPS
1 Taylor Gregory, Long Beach State 1.43
2 Matt Leske, Ball State 1.42
3 Adam Roche, Saint Francis (Pa.) 1.35
4 Dylan Davis, UC Santa Barbara 1.35
5 Kevin Owens, Ball State 1.31
6 Collin Mehring, UC Irvine 1.28
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POINTS PER SET RANK PLAYER, SCHOOL PPS
1 Maurice Torres, Pepperdine 5.02
2 Caleb Brophy, Pfeiffer 4.98
3 Joseph Smalzer, Loyola Chicago 4.80
4 Taylor Crabb, Long Beach State 4.66
5 Taylor Sander, BYU 4.64
6 Brian Cook, Stanford 4.57
Complete list

Related:
Complete NCAA DI Men's Volleyball Statistics